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Julia is an Environmental Studies & journalism alumni from the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as an ocean lifeguard, surfer, & diver. You can usually find her frolicking in the ocean and finding excuses to play outside.

Bigger than Biotech ~ Our Global Food Crisis

“Agriculture is the world’s single largest driver of global environmental change… and at the same time, is most affected by these changes.” Genetically Modified Organism~ This dangerous combination of words evokes a multitude of explosive, contrasting reactions, usually evoking passionate discussion of the inescapable culinary doom of humanity, mentioning of corporate giants like Monsanto, intense confusion over what they are (evident in the video above), and various thoughts about corn.